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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
October 17, 2015
New sign shines for school crossing guards
Ron Wright loves the new sign he uses as the crossing guard at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell. "It has flashing lights and...
October 17, 2015 - 9:10am
July 26, 2013
More signs coming for interstate exits?
PIERRE -- The Legislature wants the state Transportation Commission to broaden its rules so signs for attractions can be posted at interstate exits. Currently logos on the blue signs are allowed for fuel, food, lodging and camping. State Department of Transportation officials...
July 26, 2013 - 7:21am
March 20, 2013
Spearfish council delays sign ordinance decision
SPEARFISH (AP) -- The Spearfish city council has delayed a decision on how it wants to manage temporary business signs. The media reports that council members say they would like to see a proposal that addresses how to mount banners, the maximum amount of signage and what sizes are...
March 20, 2013 - 7:26pm
February 18, 2013
Road sign crimes costly for taxpayers
Davison County Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg told the county commissioners recently that vandalism to county road signs is costing county...
February 18, 2013 - 8:18pm
October 26, 2012
Many businesses wrongly received highway tourism directional signs
PIERRE -- Several hundred businesses shouldn't have received signs that the state Department of Transportation installed for them along South Dakota highways. DOT officials discovered the problem during a recent review of rules for the tourist-oriented directional signs program....
October 26, 2012 - 3:14pm
October 24, 2012
DOT: Political signs cannot be placed in state rights of way
PIERRE -- The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public that political campaign and ballot-issue signs cannot be placed on state highway rights of way. "With the general election coming up, election signs are showing up along the state's roadways," says Bill...
October 24, 2012 - 6:03am
October 9, 2012
Four Mitchell businesses seek sign approval from planners
Four businesses are seeking approval from the Mitchell Planning and Zoning Commission for signs. They will submit requests to the commission at noon today at City Hall Council Chambers. The planners are meeting today because city offices were closed Monday for Native American...
October 9, 2012 - 5:42am
July 24, 2012
Planners to study Mitchell sign rules
Three members of the city Planning and Zoning Commission will work with City Planner Neil Putnam to study city sign regulations. The planners named Jay Larson, the chairman of the commission, Bernie Schmucker and Larry Griffith to study the current rules and decide what changes...
July 24, 2012 - 7:05am
June 21, 2012
Signs marking spots where 3 died in SD crashes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Signs will mark the spots where three people died in traffic crashes in South Dakota last year. A sign that says "think" marks the spot where 51-year-old Terry Brown of Rapid City was struck and killed last December by an alleged drunken driver. Family members...
June 21, 2012 - 11:09am
March 23, 2012
Directional signs for SD tourism banned in some areas
PIERRE -- The state Transportation Commission adopted additional restrictions regarding tourist-oriented directional signs in highway rights of way Thursday. The new rules would ban tourist-oriented directional signs located in the highway right of way within the corporate limits...
March 23, 2012 - 7:41am
March 21, 2012
Effort to replace Davison County signs advances
Davison County will take another step this year toward the eventual upgrade of all its road signs. The final round of ordering will soon be completed, county commissioners were told Tuesday. The Federal Highway Administration mandated a new level of retroreflectivity for...
March 21, 2012 - 7:21am
October 24, 2011
County asks harvesters not to take down road signs
Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg will speak to the Davison County commissioners when that board meets in regular session at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners' Room at the courthouse, 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell. While Weinberg's appearance is about a minor item regarding...
October 24, 2011 - 6:26am